Proverbs 22:11
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New Living Translation
Whoever loves a pure heart and gracious speech will have the king as a friend.

King James Bible
He that loveth pureness of heart, for the grace of his lips the king shall be his friend.

Darby Bible Translation
He that loveth pureness of heart, upon whose lips is grace, the king is his friend.

World English Bible
He who loves purity of heart and speaks gracefully is the king's friend.

Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is loving cleanness of heart, Grace are his lips, a king is his friend.

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The Baptismal Covenant Can be Kept Unbroken. Aim and Responsibility of Parents.
We have gone "to the Law and to the Testimony" to find out what the nature and benefits of Baptism are. We have gathered out of the Word all the principal passages bearing on this subject. We have grouped them together, and studied them side by side. We have noticed that their sense is uniform, clear, and strong. Unless we are willing to throw aside all sound principles of interpretation, we can extract from the words of inspiration only one meaning, and that is that the baptized child is, by virtue
G. H. Gerberding—The Way of Salvation in the Lutheran Church

"But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God, and his Righteousness, and all These Things Shall be Added unto You. "
Matth. vi. 33.--"But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you." The perfection even of the most upright creature, speaks always some imperfection in comparison of God, who is most perfect. The heavens, the sun and moon, in respect of lower things here, how glorious do they appear, and without spot! But behold, they are not clean in God's sight! How far are the angels above us who dwell in clay! They appear to be a pure mass of light and
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

We Shall not be Curious in the Ranking of the Duties in which Christian Love...
We shall not be curious in the ranking of the duties in which Christian love should exercise itself. All the commandments of the second table are but branches of it: they might be reduced all to the works of righteousness and of mercy. But truly these are interwoven through other. Though mercy uses to be restricted to the showing of compassion upon men in misery, yet there is a righteousness in that mercy, and there is mercy in the most part of the acts of righteousness, as in not judging rashly,
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Proverbs
Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Matthew 5:8
God blesses those whose hearts are pure, for they will see God.

Psalm 24:4
Only those whose hands and hearts are pure, who do not worship idols and never tell lies.

Proverbs 14:35
A king rejoices in wise servants but is angry with those who disgrace him.

Proverbs 16:13
The king is pleased with words from righteous lips; he loves those who speak honestly.

Proverbs 22:12
The LORD preserves those with knowledge, but he ruins the plans of the treacherous.

Ecclesiastes 10:12
Wise words bring approval, but fools are destroyed by their own words.

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